Will Smith slapped his face at the Oscars Sunday night."How was your weekend?" Rock asked the sold-out crowd at the Wilbur, a theater of 1,200 seats in South Boston. "I had a whole list of jokes before this week happened."Since the shocking incident at the Oscars, sales for "Chris Rock Ego Death World Tour 2022" have skyrocketed, soaring to over $1000 per ticket.
Meanwhile, the sold-out shows saw tickets reselling for more than $800.Wednesday night marks the first time Rock spoke publicly on the issue.
Rock told the crowd that, he was "still kind of processing what happened" that night.Smith charged the stage and slapped Rock after the Oscars host joked about Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head."The Men in Black" star was not happy with the comedian’s remark that Jada’s shaved haircut was reminiscent of famous film character G.I Jane.
Since 2018, Jada Pinkett Smith has openly suffered with the hair loss condition alopecia.FILE - Comedian Chris Rock arrives at the Wilbur theatre on March 30, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. "Jada, ‘GI Jane 2,’ I can’t wait to see it," Rock said on stage in front of the Oscars audience.